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Oakland's violent crime rate drops. City officials credit several crime prevention programs and neighborhood groups. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Violent Crime Drops In Oakland, Gang Programs And Neighborhood Groups Credited

Successful gang interventions and an improving economy are among changes Oakland city officials are attributing for a dip in violent crime.

05/19/2014

An Oakland Police Cruiser.

7 Violent Criminal Offenders Arrested In Alameda, Contra Costa Counties

A total of seven known violent criminal offenders were arrested Thursday by nine law enforcement agencies that partnered in an ongoing effort to reduce gang violence in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, Oakland police said.

08/23/2013

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Richmond Police Create Anti-Crime Program To End Youth Violence

This comes after two teens were gunned down last week.

04/23/2013